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ZIP Code 51540

Primary City:Hastings, IA (View All Cities)
County: Mills County
Timezone: Central (11:53pm)
Area code: 712 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:41.0, -95.5
ZIP (~8 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 51540

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 51540. In addition to the primary city for a ZIP code, USPS also publishes a list of other acceptable cities that can be used with ZIP code 51540. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 51540, you should not use any of the cities listed as unacceptable. Choose from the primary or acceptable cities when mailing your package or letter.

Primary city:
Hastings, IA

Stats and Demographics for the 51540 ZIP Code

ZIP code 51540 is located in southwest Iowa and covers a slightly less than average land area compared to other ZIP codes in the United States. It also has a slightly less than average population density.

The people living in ZIP code 51540 are primarily white. The number of middle aged adults is extremely large while the number of seniors is large. There are also a slightly higher than average number of families and a slightly less than average number of single parents. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 51540 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 449
Population Density 8 people per sq mi
Housing Units 211
Median Home Value $80,800
Land Area 54.33 sq mi
Water Area 0.25 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 186
Median Household Income $39,063

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 46Male Median Age: 48Female Median Age: 46

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male1414161051213131212192421159875
Female14102110681116121319232369586
Total282437201120242924253847442118131511

Gender

 Male 229 51%
 Female 220 49%
Gender

Race

 White 443 98.7%
 Black Or African American 1 0.2%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 2 0.4%
 Asian 1 0.2%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 0 0.0%
 Two Or More Races 2 0.4%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner21325234022158
Renter1751011031
Total32030335122189

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 105 56%
 Single Guardian 25 13%
 Singles 45 24%
 Singles With Roommate 11 6%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 136 73%
 Households with Kids 50 27%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male14342532242523123220
Female23424113137326422110
Total37766645379849545330

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 51540 has a slightly less than average percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 51540 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier. Looking at 51540 real estate data, the median home value of $80,800 is low compared to the rest of the country. It is also low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 51540 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 51540 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $1,000+/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 51540 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 449 100%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0%
 Nursing Facilities 0 0%
 Other Institutional 0 0%
 College Student Housing 0 0%
 Military Quarters 0 0%
 Other Noninstitutional 0 0%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 76 36%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 72 34%
 Renter Occupied Households 38 18%
 Households Vacant 25 12%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 1 4%
 Rented & Unoccupied 0 0%
 For Sale Only 4 16%
 Sold & Unoccupied 2 8%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 3 12%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 15 60%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 3 5%
 2 Bedroom 8 14%
 3+ Bedroom 46 81%
Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

Cost of Monthly Rent Including Utilities

Cost of a Studio Apartment

Cost of a 1 Bedroom

Cost of a 2 Bedroom

Cost of a 3+ Bedroom

Employment, Income, Earnings, and Work

The median household income of $39,063 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 51540 may not be as nice as other parts of town.

As with most parts of the country, vehicles are the most common form of transportation to places of employment. If you are a person that likes walking or biking to work, it will be a comfort for you to know that 51540 has a well above average number of people who do not use a vehicle to commute. Instead of a commute, a higher percentage of people in 51540 are able to work from home than most places in the nation. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. However, that is not the case in 51540. It has a much lower than average number of people that make it to work in under half an hour. It is much more common for employees to have to travel over 45 minutes to their place of employment than most parts of country which could indicate bad traffic or that people typically live far from where they work.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 187 45%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 89 22%
 No Earnings 137 33%
Employment Status

Average Household Income over Time

Household Income

Annual Individual Earnings

Sources of Household Income

Percent of Households Receiving Income

Average Income per Household by Income Source

* Only taxable income is reported.

Household Investment Income

Percent of Households Receiving Investment Income

Average Income per Household by Income Source

* Only taxable income is reported.

Household Retirement Income

Percent of Households Receiving Retirement Income

Average Income per Household by Income Source

* Only taxable income is reported.

Source of Earnings

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 187 45%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 89 22%
 No Earnings 137 33%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 194 77%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 32 13%
 Worked at Home 25 10%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

The area has a less than average percentage of people who have a college degree.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 18 9%
 High School Graduate 148 77%
 Associate's degree 15 8%
 Bachelor's degree 10 5%
 Master's degree 0 0%
 Professional school degree 0 0%
 Doctorate degree 0 0%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 86 84%
 Enrolled in Private School 9 9%
 Not Enrolled in School 7 7%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 51540

ZIP Code 51540 is in the East Mills Community School District. There are 2 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 51540.

Nishna Valley Elementary School
58962 380th St
Hastings, IA 51540
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: East Mills Community School District
East Mills Middle School
58962 380th St
Hastings, IA 51540
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: East Mills Community School District

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